# Mathematician:Louis Joel Mordell

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## Mathematician

American-born British mathematician known for his pioneering research in number theory.

## Nationality

British, American-born of Jewish Lithuaniuan ancestry

## History

- Born: 28 January 1888, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
- Died: 12 March 1972, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

## Theorems and Definitions

- Mordell's Equation
- Mordell's Theorem
- Mordell's Conjecture, now known as Faltings' Theorem
- Mordell-Weil Theorem (with André Weil)
- Chowla-Mordell Theorem (independently of Sarvadaman Chowla)

Results named for **Louis Joel Mordell** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1958:
*On the Evaluation of Some Multiple Series*(*J. London Math. Soc.***Vol. 33**: 368 – 371)